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Why alcohol is more harmful for women

May 07, 2012

Why alcohol is more harmful for women

According to a a senior hepatologist the enzyme, alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) which breaks down the alcohol in stomach is produced in smaller quantities in women resulting in slower action as compared to men. #didyouknow #Long-term effects of alcohol #mental retardation #Monika Jain #liver diseases #heart diseases #Fortis Hospital
Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease

Apr 23, 2012

Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease

People with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NALFD), who consume alcohol in modest quantity, on a daily basis are half as likely to develop hepatitis as non-alcoholics with the same condition, says a new study. #didyouknow #Cirrhosis #Liver disease #Hepatitis #Fatty liver #Hepatocellular carcinoma

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Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease

Aug 19, 2014

Ex-Romanian politician, oil tycoon dies at 64

(AP) -- Dinu Patriciu, an emblematic politician from Romania's early post-communist years whose later career as an oil tycoon was marred by legal troubles, died Tuesday after a series of illnesses. He was 64. Patriciu died Tuesday in a London hospita... #London #Dinu Patriciu #Traian Basescu #Liberal Party
Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease

Aug 06, 2014

Terrifying Ebola "facts" for enhanced scaremongering

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the worst in recorded history, but it has also lead to an outbreak of media scaremongering that really isnt helping. So to pre-empt further hysteria, here are some terrifying-but-unlikely facts about Ebola... #London #Dinu Patriciu #Traian Basescu #Liberal Party
Peg or two lowers risk of liver disease

Jul 29, 2014

$1,000-a-pill hepatitis C drug now treatment of choice

A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans. In less than six months, prescriptions for Sovaldi have eclipsed al... #California #Connecticut #IMS Health #Gilead Sciences, Inc.